10A NCAC 89B .0206 APPOINTMENT OF HEARING OFFICER AND MEDIATOR
Upon receipt of the applicant's or client's request for mediation and an appeals hearing or only an appeals hearing from the regional director, the Chief of Operations shall arrange for the Coordinator of Rules and Policy Development to appoint a qualified mediator if mediation has been requested and an impartial hearing officer. The hearing officer shall be selected on a random basis without replacement from the pool of persons qualified as defined in Section 7 (16) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. Section 720, et.seq., as amended.
History Note: Authority G. S. 143-546.1; 150B-1; 34 C.F.R. 361.57; P.L. 105-220, s. 102(c);
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Amended Eff. July 1, 2000; April 1, 1997; October 1, 1994; September 1, 1989; October 20, 1979;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 1, 2016.